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Vietnam Jails Prominent Rights Activist

A prominent rights activist in Vietnam was sentenced to three years in jail Tuesday. Bui Thi Minh Hang is a well-known human rights activist who uses Facebook to draw attention to issues from land rights to religious and political freedom. After a day-long trial, she was jailed for three years for disrupting public order by creating “serious obstruction to traffic.” Two other activists also received jail time. Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh and Hoa Hao Buddhist Nguyen Van Minh were each...

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